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Apple TV has had a software update with a brand new design

Apple TV is probably the most neglected of all Apple's products, not getting the same annual releases that the likes of the iPhone and the iPad get. But iOS 8 wasn't the only software to get an update yesterday, since Apple quietly updated the software in Apple TV as well. The brand new interface comes with…

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Chromecast gets Rickrolled with the ‘Rickmote’

If you like to stream video to your TV its most likely you have some sort of set-top box, like a Roku, Apple TV or the Google Chromecast. Well one hacker has designed a remote named 'Rickmote' which uses a Raspberry Pi to send the internet famous Rick Astley's song 'Never gonna give you up' to…

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Craig FoxChromecast gets Rickrolled with the ‘Rickmote’

Will you be buying the Google Chromecast?

It has been hailed as a smart move by Google, but will you be investing in one? The Google Chromecast, which debuted yesterday is a dongle that plugs into your TV's HDMI socket and enables you to stream video content from a number of devices to your screen. It is apparently compatible with Android and…

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Ashley NorrisWill you be buying the Google Chromecast?

Apple CEO Tim Cook hints at 'new products' – the iWatch?

Interesting stuff over night as Apple CEO Tim Cook faced investors and business journos poring over the company's latest financial figures at its annual shareholder meeting. The CEO is facing a mini revolt from investors who aren't keen on the fact he is taking a 51% rise in his base salary. Details here. So no…

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Ashley NorrisApple CEO Tim Cook hints at 'new products' – the iWatch?

NEW APPLE TV: Is the latest version worth getting excited about?

Although most people have been focusing on the news of the latest iPad device, Apple made a few other cool announcements at its big fancy event today in San Francisco, most notably the arrival of the new Apple TV. The tech giant's CEO, Tim Cook, confirmed that it'd be launching a successor to its 2010…

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Becca CaddyNEW APPLE TV: Is the latest version worth getting excited about?

The Google TV Box – Is It Too Geeky for the Masses?

Google TV was announced open on Monday promising a brave new world of content on demand, full-screen YouTube and apps for TV. Key to the appeal of the idea is the simple plug-and-play box that will bring full internet functionality to a normal TV. The Google TV box is manufactured by Logitech and as they…

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Anna LeachThe Google TV Box – Is It Too Geeky for the Masses?

Apple TV: Take Two – this time it has movie rental and internet

This is Apple's second crack at the TV market. They went out and they talked to their users, and discovered that people want more content for cheaper, and they want it in HD. A slashed price and a deal with popular film rental site NetFlix (American LoveFilm) could see this become a contender in the…

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Anna LeachApple TV: Take Two – this time it has movie rental and internet

Macworld Expo 2008: The Jobs Keynote – Apple TV, iTunes and Movie Rentals

Movie rentals were the big new announcement for iTunes, which is also showing healthy growth, with 20 million songs sold on Christmas Day. Touchstone, MGM, Miramax, Lionsgate, Newline, FOX, WB, Disney, Paramount, Universal and Sony have all joined the party now for movie rentals; a goodly collection by anyone's reckoning. Although iTunes Movie Rental is…

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Staff WriterMacworld Expo 2008: The Jobs Keynote – Apple TV, iTunes and Movie Rentals

Extender for Windows Media Center. Crap name, great product

Not a million years ago, Microsoft were telling us that everyone living room would have a computer in it, merrily delivering your photos, music and the like to your home TV/monitor. In response, people like Logitech brought out a whole slew of gorgeous peripherals designed to look pretty in your living room - MX Air…

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Susi WeaserExtender for Windows Media Center. Crap name, great product

Philips bring out their version of Apple TV

Wherever Apple goes you can rest assured other brands will follow so it comes as no surprise that Philips are planning the launch of a set top box that looks extraordinarily similar to the Apple TV. It’s equipped with a 40GB hard drive and it can play video and audio wirelessly. There are no other…

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Zara RabinowiczPhilips bring out their version of Apple TV

Apple TV and YouTube to make beautiful streaming together

Apple has announced that YouTube will be compatible with Apple TV, starting from mid-June. Well, almost. Although the full catalogue won't be available until the autumn, once that happens you'll be able to stream videos through the Apple TV box, browse YouTube with your Apple Remote and access your account. The obligatory Steve Jobs quote:…

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Staff WriterApple TV and YouTube to make beautiful streaming together

Revive Your Telly with Lifebox

Perhaps you resist going buckwild over every Apple announcement, but would still like technological innovation in your home. Welcome to Lifebox TV. It's a media storage hard drive that hooks up to your television, with results similar to the much talked about Apple TV. Lifebox supports a variety of audio files and a plethora of…

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iPhone Shuffle, for true 1337 styling.

Apple are just all go these days. First they introduced some random thing called the iPod. Don't know much about it - the advertising campaign obviously failed. Then there was the iPhone, which everyone and their dog got excited about, even though we won't even see them for what seems like decades. Then there was…

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Kate WalkeriPhone Shuffle, for true 1337 styling.

Did we mention Apple TV?

We were very excited about the not so imminent arrival of the iPhone. So much so, that we kind of brushed over the other announcement from Apple that day - Apple TV. It's previous incantation was iTV, but we can only assume Apple realised their copyright infringement in the UK (something they entirely failed to…

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Susi WeaserDid we mention Apple TV?